Come to beautiful Suttons Bay this Labor Day weekend and join in a Guinness World Book Challenge for canoes and kayaks rafted together. The current record of 1902 was set in 2011 in Upstate New York. Last year the Suttons Bay Floatilla came close with 1750 boats. Do it this year! Join this fun, family-friendly paddling event! All paddlers are required to wear USCG approved life vests. Every participant or parent/guardian must sign a waiver. All proceeds benefit Suttons Bay Schools Student Activity Fund.
You must be registered to participate in the count. The earlier you register, the more you save.
1-person canoe or kayak – $10 (Must be 12 years or older) 2-person canoe or kayak – $17 (Children under the age of 12 must be with an adult) 3-person canoe or kayak – $20 (Children under the age of 12 must be with an adult)
August 15 (Thursday) – Fees increase to $15, $22 and $27
August 26 (Monday) – Last day for online registration
August 29 (Wednesday) – Fees increase to $20, $27, and $30
Floatilla t-shirts are no longer available – the last day to pre-order was 7-31-13. A limitted number of t-shirts will be available for sale on the day of the event.
A limitted number of camping sites are available this year. Go to www.sbfloatilla.com for more information, fees and registration.
To learn more information about the Suttons Bay Floatilla and event day activities, go to www.sbfloatilla.com
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Once only known as the Cherry Capital, Traverse City is now an emerging, dynamic epicurean and event destination for those seeking a more unique culinary experience. Couple that with the breathtaking beauty of Traverse City and you have the makings of a masterful, public showcase for the eyes, palate and soul. The Taste of Traverse City Festival is the first ever weekend showcase of the areas epicurean specialties and shops. It brings together culinary specialties and extraordinary wine, spirits and merchandise all in one single weekend. The pleasure packed weekend will include premier chefs, culinary personalities, restaurants, eateries, caterers, wineries, breweries, local merchants, demonstrations, seminars, unique dining experiences, and much, much more.
The Taste of Traverse will be an annual destination drawing the local food enthusiast as well as gourmet food and wine/beer travelers from across the country. Experience for yourself why Traverse City is blazing the food trail for their superb and unique fare and spirits.
Come join us September 13th – 15th, 2013 and unleash your inner foodie at the Taste of Traverse City, an epicurean festival that will surely be as lively, impressive and electric as its community and a pinnacle event in Northern Michigan.
Friday, September 13, 2013 – Downtown Grub Crawl 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
- Tastings of restaurants and eateries specialties
- Exclusive Shopping Opportunities & promotions
Saturday, September 14, 2013 – Taste of Traverse City, Open Space 12:00 Noon – 6:00 PM
- Showcase & Tastings of Epicurean Specialties – Food, Wine, Beer and Specialty items, etc.
- Food Stages & Demonstrations
- Retail Pavilion
Sunday, September 15, 2013 – Best of the Brunch 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
- Unique Strolling Brunch Experience – Hagerty Center, Traverse City
- Creative Culinary Teams at each Brunch Station
- Brunch Throwdown – Brunch teams compete for best brunch items and perfectly paired brunch beverage
- Bloody Mary Bar, etc.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday – September 13-15 –Foodie Film Festival Various Showtimes & Locations
- See a unique collection of films about eating, drinking, cooking, dining or all of them combined.
- Several great locations and various showtimes throughout the weekend.
- Food Film Fanatic Pass – Fill your plate with a pass to see any film, any time and any official FFF location.
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Shanty Creek’s Octoberfest – Festival activities will include a farmers market and craft fair, live music, outdoor BBQ, kids’ games, chairlift rides, and pumpkin decorating.
Begins at 1pm in Schuss Village.
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